Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Carlinville
... d do his best to help us. Where were you a few weeks ago when we blew our transmission, Cody?! Haha…just kidding. (No, seriously…where were you?) ;)
Tonight we’re heading to Litchfield and we’re staying in a city-owned campground on the outskirts of town. After work tomorrow, we’re heading back to the Double J Campground to pick up our supplies and go to work replacing our holding tank valves and our kitchen faucet. Wish us luck!
... found the library and stopped in...the librarian behind the desk was happy to take some flyers, but without any patrons, there wasn't much else we could do.
I drove the RV around a bit, trying to find anything a) open and b) populated, but to no avail. Maybe we should have stopped and chatted with the sports bar patrons, but we figured it wouldn't be the best photo op to have a clown in a bar. ;)
... and a kitchen faucet to replace the one leaking) that he'll get for us on Tuesday. He's already been a wealth of information and advice, even letting us borrow a few of his personal tools that we didn't have.
We're coming back here on Tuesday and staying the night because Wednesday is a L&L and it's only 45 minutes away from here, so we can do the repairs at the campground and then head off to work the next ...
We are getting good at this . We are getting good at this . Up at 7am, showered, breakfast and on the road by 9am. Well done us! Today we head back into Springfield for the Abraham Lincoln historical experience. First up though we have to see the 3rd giant brother. Glenn has opted for the table/ office area today after a few navigational blues yesterday, even with Dashboard Daisy and the iPad he still managed to have us heading the wrong way! None ...
When we arrived in the campground it was still pouring with rain which didn't help me when I was trying to connect all the electricity and water up for the first time. The campground seems very nice and the people are friendly I just never realised it was so close to the Interstate it's like being parked at the M4 services especially with the welsh weather following us to the USA here's hoping tomorrow s weather will be better ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center